NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1978
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Harold Brown statement with regard to USSR military strength reported; Brown attendance at Fort Ord military exercise noted.
(Fort Ord, California) Brown placement of new emphasis on conventional warfare as deterrent to USSR adventurism stated. Possibility of nuclear weapons use in response to USSR attack on Europe noted. [BROWN - points out greater likelihood of non-nuclear warfare; risk of nuclear warfare increases if conventional forces not maintained.] Brown belief with regard to necessity of increased defense spending noted.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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